Henry Luce


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Henry Luce

An American publisher and businessman (1898-1967). Among other things, he founded TIME and Fortune magazines. He was also active in the anti-communist movement in the mid-20th century.
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See Brinkley, "What Would Henry Luce Make of the Digital Age?
was that Henry Luce, an intense intellectual, got along so well with [the rather childlike] Alfred Eisenstaedt, who shot the best portraits of Luce.
COMPREHENSION: How does publisher Henry Luce, in his first meeting with Margaret Bourke-White, reflect the prejudices of his time?
The editor in question was not Henry Luce, the visionary now most associated with Time's empire, but Briton Hadden, Luce's partner, childhood chum and lifelong rival.
Among those badly injured was Henry Luce, 42, a cousin of Lord Luce, who as Lord Chamberlain is head of the Queen's household.
Among those badly injured - though stable - was Henry Luce, 42, a cousin of Lord Luce, who as Lord Chamberlain is head of the Queen's household.
More than 60 people were hurt including two Brits - holidaymaker Sam Still and Henry Luce, 42, cousin of Lord Chamberlain Lord Luce who runs the Queen's household.
The Britons were Henry Luce, of Cadhay in Devon, and Sam Still, 24.
Henry Luce, 42, of Cadhay, Devon, is a cousin of Lord Luce, who as Lord Chamberlain is head of the Queen's household.
Among those badly injured was Henry Luce, aged 42, a cousin of Lord Luce, who as Lord Chamberlain is head of the Queen's household.
The injured Britons were named as Henry Luce, from Cadhay, near Ottery St Mary in east Devon, and 24-year-old Sam Still.
At the end of World War II, Henry Luce, with an arrogance appropriate to the owner of lime, Life, and Fortune, pronounced this "the American century," saying that victory in the war gave the United States the right "to exert upon the world the full impact of our influence, for such purposes as we see fit and by such means as we see fit.